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MCA Alberta offers education and training programs through a variety of learning opportunities designed to meet unique mechanical and service contractor needs. This is accomplished through member meetings featuring guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.

These programs are designed for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep you current and grow your career.

 

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May 2019

SEMINAR- Conflict Management

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ECA, 10215 - 176 Street
Edmonton, T5S 1M1 Canada
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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT According to research conducted, employees spend on average 2.8 hours/week in conflict, which – when unresolved – leads to absenteeism, stress leaves, mistakes, decreased productivity, employee turnover and many more negative effects. This highly interactive workshop will teach you how to resolve and/or manage workplace conflict so you can manage this risk and prevent losing valued employees. LEARNING OBJECTIVES      Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers  will be able to: Identify their natural conflict…

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COURSE- Field Scheduling

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field? The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Topics covered: Planning Principles Network…

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SEMINAR- Workplace Respect

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

WORKPLACE RESPECT-  Did you know that under the OH&S Law ALL employers must provide Workplace Violence Awareness training to all employees? This seminar takes an unconventional and unique physiological look at why we behave and act in certain ways and why it’s so difficult to change. We discuss how ignored unprofessional behaviors lead to harassment and violence. Plus various strategies for employees, witnesses, and managers on how to address behaviors that are observed or experienced. LEARNING OBJECTIVES This seminar will…

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COURSE- Field Productivity

May 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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FIELD PRODUCTIVITY Contractor success depends heavily on the field production of tradesmen. This seminar will define Field Productivity, discuss the effects of low Field Productivity and outline approaches to increase Field Productivity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Construction Supervisors, Project Managers, Project Coordinators and others will cover these topics: Introduction to Field Productivity The Contractor’s Role in improving Productivity The Supervisor’s Role in Improving Field Productivity Labour Productivity Equipment Productivity Factors that Impact Productivity Quantifying Lost Productivity

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Western Region MCA Conference 2019

May 30 - June 2
Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Avenue Banff
Banff, AB T1L1J4 Canada
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$750.00

The four Western Region MCA’s are embracing change. In the spring of 2019 the Western Region MCA’s will present a joint conference, developed specifically to foster and generate greater opportunity for our mechanical contractor community. MCA members are now able to book their room block at the Fairmont Banff Springs for the 2019 Western Region MCA Conference from May 30-June 2, 2019.  Please call the Fairmont Banff Springs Global Reservations Centre at +1-800-441-1414 (available 24 hours a day, seven days…

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